Margaret Anna Osborn, 85, of Hartsburg
died Monday (June 14, 2004) at 2:32 p.m. following several struggles
Her funeral was Thursday morning at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Emden, with the Rev.
David L. Hofer and the Rev. Frank Peiper officiating. Visitation
was at the church on Wednesday evening and one hour before
the service on Thursday.
Burial is in Hartsburg Union
Mrs. Osborn was a homemaker.
She was born Jan. 24, 1919, at Emden to
Edward and Katie Rademaker Harmsen. She married George W. Osborn on
Feb. 24, 1939, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Emden.
She is survived by
her husband, of Hartsburg; two sons, Darrell R. (and Brenda) Osborn
of Hartsburg and Glenn A. (and Diane) Osborn of Hartsburg; 11
grandchildren, Darwin (and Jeanne) Runyon of Peoria Heights, Duane
(and Pam) Runyon of rural Farmer City, Dale (and Roberta) Runyon of
Broadwell, JoBeth Runyon of Chatham, Janelle Runyon Boesdorfer (and
Norm) of Atlanta, Chad Osborn of Emden, Jason Osborn of Hartsburg,
Heather Osborn of Hartsburg, Carrie Osborn of Hartsburg, Cathie
Osborn of Barrington and Barry Osborn of Hartsburg; seven
great-grandchildren; two sisters, Catherine Smith of San Jose and
Ada Beam of El Paso, Texas; and one brother, Orville (and Ruby)
Harmsen of Emden.
She was preceded in
death by one daughter, Darla (Mrs. Joe) Runyon.
Mrs. Osborn and her husband resided in
the same rural Hartsburg home all of their married life.
She was a lifelong member of St.
Peter's Lutheran Church and was active in the Ladies Aid. She was
also a member of the Hartsburg Legion Auxiliary, Hartsburg
Homemaker's Extension Unit and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
She was a bake-off finalist at the
Logan County Fair several times.
She attended King and Fairview country
schools and graduated from Hartsburg-Emden High School.
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Frank 'Ace' Hinman
Frank W. "Ace" Hinman, 71, of Lincoln
died Saturday (June 12, 2004) at 4:50 p.m. at Memorial Medical
Center in Springfield.
Following cremation rites, a memorial
service will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist
Church in Lincoln. The Rev. Larry Maffett and Monsignor Edward
Higgins will officiate.
There is no visitation; however, a
fellowship time for family and friends will immediately follow the
Mr. Hinman retired from Logan
Correctional Center in 1987. He had also worked for the secretary of
state's office, the Department of Transportation and LDC annex.
He was born June 4, 1933, at Broadwell
to Frank W. and Ruth L. McGee Hinman. He married Marya J. "Scotty"
He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln;
his mother, of Lincoln; two daughters, Sharen L. (and husband Mike)
Gleason of Lincoln and Karen L. (and husband Robert) Stephenson of
Canton; three grandchildren, Ryan Gleason of Lincoln and Jonathan
and Rachael Stephenson of Canton; one brother, Gary L. (and wife
Sara) Hinman of Newport Coast, Ga.; two aunts, Louise Camel of
Lincoln and Carol Kodatt of Morton; and two nephews, Frank M. (and
wife Carolyn) Hinman of San Francisco, Calif., and Brad Hinman (and
fiancée Gina) of Corona Del Mar, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his father,
Frank W. Hinman Sr.
He was of the Methodist faith.
He was a member of the Illinois High
School Association for 45 years, officiated basketball for 45 years,
umpired baseball for 35 years and also officiated volleyball and
football games for a number of years.
He was active with the Lincoln Park
District from 1959 to 1969 and coordinated officials for the
district from 1969 to 2002.
He worked the east gate at the Logan
County Fair for 40 years.
At Bradley University he participated
in basketball, tennis and baseball, as well as numerous local tennis
tournaments, of which he won several.
He graduated in 1951 from Lincoln
Community High School, where he participated in tennis and
basketball and was very accomplished in both sports.
In junior high school he was on the
1947 basketball team that won the heavyweight state championship.
He adored his children and
grandchildren and is remembered locally for his dry sense of humor,
wit and gruff exterior.
In lieu of
flowers, memorials may be made to the athletic department of the
school of the donor's choice.
Retired Lt. Col. Frederic C. Thompson,
85, uncle of Tara Sennett of Lincoln, died Tuesday (June 15, 2004)
at 6:28 a.m. at his home in Clinton.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m.
Friday at Calvert Funeral Home in Clinton, with Masonic rites at
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday
at First Christian Church in Clinton. J. Kent Hickerson will
Burial, with military rites, will be in
Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton.
He served in the U.S. Army during World
War II and continued to make it his career. After serving in many
countries, he retired in 1969.
He was born July 21, 1918, in Clinton
to Leroy and Nellie Woodward Thompson. He married Shirley R. Green
on July 13, 1941, in Clinton. She died May 4, 1983. He married Mary
A. Hoyt in 1984, with ceremonies in East Point, Ga., on Feb. 16, in
Hawaii and on June 2 in Clinton.
He is survived by his wife, Mary
Hoyt-Thompson; four children, Walter (and Kathy) Thompson of Cary,
N.C., Fred (and Ruth) Thompson Jr. of Dalton, Ga., Mark (and Jeanne)
Thompson of Adairsville, Ga., and Sheila (and Carney) Holland of
Stockbridge, Ga.; one stepson, Tim (and Kim) Hoyt of Clinton; 16
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Freda Scales
of San Antonio, Texas.
He was also preceded in death by one
son, Stephen; one stepson, Jim Hoyt; three brothers; and one sister.
He was a member of the First Christian
Church in Clinton, DeWitt Masonic Lodge 84 A.F. & A.M., American
Legion, Clinton Elks Lodge, Clinton Eagles Lodge, Clinton Country
Club, the National Rifle Association and a lifetime member of the
Retired Officers Association.
When he was assigned overseas and the
family could not go with him, his first wife and children lived in
Clinton. The family did go with him to Germany in 1956, and his
daughter, Sheila, was born there. Later they all lived in Taiwan.
In 1988 he sold his home in Georgia,
moved back to Clinton and renewed his friendships in the area. He
and Ernest Thorp worked with Dave Herzog in designing the Veterans
Memorial at Weldon Springs State Park.
He loved traveling in his motor home,
playing golf, camping, and winters in Florida and Texas.
He was a graduate of the University of
may be made to the DeWitt County Cancer Fund.